Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 142 136
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 26 33 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 1.17% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.92% 5.54% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 2
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.57% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,675 £37,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £50,550 £51,125
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 528 596 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.13% 21.05% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 416 473 409
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £29,875 £30,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £53,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.16%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +1 9 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Chester -14 3 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) Selenium
2 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
3 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 8 (30.77%) Spring
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
6 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) Java 8
6 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
7 6 (23.08%) Docker
8 5 (19.23%) Geb
8 5 (19.23%) Gradle
8 5 (19.23%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (19.23%) Vert.x
8 5 (19.23%) Spring WebFlux
8 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
8 5 (19.23%) Splunk
8 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
9 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) JUnit
9 4 (15.38%) WebLogic

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) Jetty
2 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.69%) BrowserStack
3 2 (7.69%) npm
3 2 (7.69%) Serverless
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Route 53
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) PPP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MariaDB
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Selenium
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) Geb
4 5 (19.23%) Gradle
4 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
5 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) JUnit
5 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) Liquibase
7 1 (3.85%) Mockito
7 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Law
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) Spring WebFlux
3 5 (19.23%) Vert.x
4 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) SOAP
4 4 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 4 (15.38%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) RAML
6 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
6 3 (11.54%) Password Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) SDET
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Augmentation
7 2 (7.69%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Java 8
3 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) Groovy
4 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) ES6
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL
6 1 (3.85%) JCL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) REXX
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) MCSA
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Splunk
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.85%) Green Hat
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Syncsort
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO